Ranked Top Destination For Dessert in Brooklyn

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With an abundant amount of options for dessert in NYC, how do you decide where to go? The Culture Rip has created a list so you can eat your way through the city and experience only the best! With Memorial Day Weekend around the corner, make sure to stop by one of our 9 locations and cool off with one of our 30 flavors of homemade ice cream! Instagram photo by @noemimangual

Mornings with Maria: Easter with Jacques

Jacques and his Giant Smiling Bunny sits down with Maria from Fox Business’ Mornings with Maria to discuss Easter as the second biggest holiday for chocolate. It is estimated that an average of 90 million chocolate bunnies will be purchased for Easter this year alone. The projected production of Jacques’ Easter chocolate is nearing the use of 4 tons of chocolate and selling over 11,000 foil wrapped eggs. With the demand of chocolate increasing, Jacques also talks about his thoughts of expanding outside of New York, possibly to Boston, Chicago, and Philadelphia.

About.com: 8 Great Spots for Hot Chocolate in NYC

Amsterdam_01_optJacques Torres Chocolate has been claimed as one of New York City’s 8 Great Spots for Hot Chocolate on About.com.

According to About.com, Jacques Hot Chocolate “goes well with the variety of baked goods and confections that are also available [in store].”

And, with several locations throughout Manhattan, Jacques’ Hot Chocolate will be the perfect companion on your daily commute.

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TimeOut: 10 Best Cookies in NYC

JTC-TimeOutTimeOut’s list of 10 Best Cookies in NYC has featured Jacques Torres’ Chocolate Chip Cookie.

Because of Jacques’ perfect equation of chocolate-to-dough ratio, crisp-around-the-edges, and quarter-size dark-chocolate chips, TimeOut warns “Watch your back, Toll House.”

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Haley Swindal & Jack Tantleff’s Wedding: Dessert by Jacques Torres

JTC-ActressAgentWeddingWhat better way to celebrate a wedding than a dessert table created by Mr. Chocolate himself? To quote the New York Times: “What Could be a Better Match?”

At the wedding of theatrical agent, Jack Tantleff, and actress, Haley Swindal,  “a confectionery table crowned with hot chocolate and homemade marshmallows” by Jacques Torres was created for the bride, the groom, and the wedding guests.

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The Frieda and Diego of Confectionary

JTC-FridaDiegoArticleThe romance between artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera have made history through the art created between their passion for their trade and for each other. Now, the honor of being titled “[t]he Frida and Diego of Confectionary” has been given to chocolatiers, Hasty and Jacques Torres.

Working and studying to be a confectioner, Hasty Torres learned the tricks of the trade through Mr. Chocolate himself, Jacques Torres. In this modern day chocolate romance, Jacques and Hasty Torres married and lived happily ever after, complete with his-and-hers companies: Jacques Torres Chocolate and Madam Chocolat. As Hasty Torres says, “The magical powers of chocolate keep the romance alive.” 

To try out the magical powers of chocolate with your sweetheart, pick up the Jacques Torres Kissing Game. Under each lip-printed bonbon is a suggestion of where your true love’s kiss should be placed.